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Major General Roger DuBurg DCOMSFOR

Major General Roger DuBurg has assumed the position of Deputy Commander SFOR.

Date of Birth: 24 July 1945

Date entered the Army: September 1966

Branch: Field Artillery


  • Second Lieutenant: 1967
  • First Lieutenant: 1969
  • Captain: 1975
  • Major: 1981
  • Lieutenant Colonel: 1985
  • Colonel: 1990
  • Brigadier General: 1997


  • Military Academy of Saint Cyr
  • Army Staff College
  • War College


  • Légion d'Honneur: Officer
  • Ordre National du Mérite: Officer
  • Croix de la valeur militaire with Ruby Red Star


  • 4 tours in Former Yugoslavia from June 1993 until June 1995
  • Major General Roger DuBurg is married to Anne-Marie and they have 2 children

Professional background:

Current Position:

Artillery Brigade Commander since September 1998. Composed of 6 battalions, the Arty Bde provides the backbone of the French Army's air defense systems and MLRS units.

1995 - 1998

Assigned to the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for policy. Member of the French Delegation at the Proximity Peace Talks at Dayton, Ohio.

1993 - 1995

Served overseas in the former Yugoslavia as Chief of Staff of the sector of Sarajevo and then posted at the personal staff of the Force Commander of UNPROFOR. In charge of military negotiations between the warring factions and participation to international meetings.

Staff experience:

1992 - 1993:

Army Staff Headquarters, Deputy in the Research and Prospective Center.

1988 - 1990

3rd Armoured Division G3 (French Forces in Germany)

1984 - 1986

II (FR) Corps (French Forces in Germany), G3/Plans

1982 - 1984

College Interamées de Défense (Joint Services Command and Staff College)

1980 - 1982

Secretariat Général de la Défense Nationale (National Security Council

1976 -1977

Field Artillery advanced course at Fort Sill; graduated Distinguished Allied Officer

Other command experiences:

1990 - 1992

12th Field Artillery Battalion Commander, during the fielding of the MLRS.

Related link:
Commanders of SFOR